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WTA Rankings: Garbiñe Muguruza climbs to fifth place after clinching Wimbledon title

17 July, 2017 12:21 PM
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WTA Rankings: Garbiñe Muguruza climbs to fifth place after clinching Wimbledon title

The 23-year-old Spaniard won 7-5, 6-0 over United States` Venus Williams in the women`s singles final at Wimbledon in just an hour and 17 minutes on Saturday, reports Efe.

Madrid: Spanish tennis player Garbiñe Muguruza jumped to the fifth place in the Women`s Tennis Association (WTA) world rankings released on Monday after she was crowned Wimbledon champion, while Czech Karolina Pliskova took the top spot.

The 23-year-old Spaniard won 7-5, 6-0 over United States` Venus Williams in the women`s singles final at Wimbledon in just an hour and 17 minutes on Saturday, reports Efe.

"Muguruza claimed her second Grand Slam title with a memorable Wimbledon victory over Venus Williams, making headlines across the world," the WTA said on its website.

Also, second-placed Romanian Simona Halep was followed by German Angelique Kerber, who used to lead the rankings, with 5,975 points. Kerber was defeated 6-4, 4-6, 4-6 by Muguruza in Wimbledon`s round of 16.

Source: zeenews.india.com

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